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Support the 'End Racial Profiling Act' - PLEASE SIGN !
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: NAACP, End Racial Profiling Act, people of color, society, violence, Racism in America, Congress, legislation )

Angelika
- 16 hours ago - action.naacp.org
The End Racial Profiling Act, which was introduced to the Senate on April 22, has the potential to radically reform the discriminatory and abusive practices of AmericaâEUR(TM)s law enforcement. Please sign on!
TAKE ACTION: Write Congress & Tell Them to Raise the Wage!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Raise Minimum Wage US )

Dogan
- 1 day ago - action.momsrising.org
A $12 an hour raise would make a big difference to our families. 37.7 million workers would benefit from this increaseâEUR"75% of whom are mothers. And our economy and local businesses would see a boost as well since low-wage workers
Who Pays When The DEA Destroys Your Vehicle And Kills Your Employee During A Botched Sting? Hint: Not The DEA
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: DEA, sting, damage, destruction, liability )

Judy
- 13 hours ago - techdirt.com
Craig Patty runs a tiny trucking company in Texas. He has only two trucks in his "fleet." One of them was being taken to Houston for repairs by his employee, Lawrence Chapa. Or so he thought.
China Passes Mexico as the Top Source of New U.S. Immigrants
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, immigration, government, news, usa, mexico, china, india, immigrants )

Frank
- 1 day ago - blogs.wsj.com
Move over, Mexico. When it comes to sending immigrants to the U.S., China and India have taken over, research being presented Friday at the Population Association of America conference shows.
I Can't Believe It's Not Lobbying: The National Petroleum Council
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: federal advisory committes, corporate power )

Judy
- 15 hours ago - firstlook.org
A "federal advisory committee" is a little-known type of organization that in appearance and often in reality provides yet another way for corporations to get what they want out of the government.
Meet Marilyn Mosby, the Badass Prosecutor Fighting for Justice in Baltimore
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: marilyn mosby, career, background, fighter, justice, glory moment, Baltimore, freddie gray, Police, prosecutor, Maryland, Justice, Criminal Justice System, Social News, Media News, News, Politics News )

LucyKalei
- 14 hours ago - salon.com
After only 4 months as Baltimore state's attorney, 35-yr-old Marilyn Mosby thrust into national spotlight with her announcement that her team deemed Freddie Gray's death a homicide. From 5 generations of police officers, she's the youngest US prosecutor..
Chris Christie and Mayor Cory Booker Set Up Newark For An Experiment In Disaster Capitalism
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: One Newark, Newark, New Jersey, No Child Left Behind, CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Shock Doctrine, Mayor Cory Booker, Gov. Chris Christie, Dr Lauren Wells, school board, disaster capitalism )

Dandelion
- 10 hours ago - progressive.org
Local elected officials have tried unsuccessfully to protect the right of parents and citizens of Newark to control their public schools. Dr. Lauren Wells chief school officer and 5 members of the school board show their support to the teachers.
Watch This Democrat Make The Case For Why Obama's New Free Trade Deal Would Be Awful For America
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, usa, politics )

Dave
- 1 day ago - huffingtonpost.com
Alan Grayson discussing his opposition to free trade
My Turn: Clinton Ready to Fight for America
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Election 2016, Hillary Clinton, Hillary 2016, Presidential Race, Democratic Nomination )

Brian
- 1 day ago - concordmonitor.com
As a society we need to do more to increase wages, continue protecting access to health care for women, grow the economy and guarantee equal rights for all.
Synthetic Marijuana Is A Public Health Disaster. Legalizing The Real Thing Would Be Safer.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, cover-up, crime, ethics, freedoms, government, health, marijuana, politics, propaganda, u.s. )

Kathy
- 20 hours ago - thinkprogress.org
Across the country, people are dying from using untested, dangerous drugs that attempt to mimic marijuana. Ironically, thereâEUR(TM)s evidence that the public health emergency is being fueled specifically by the ongoing criminalization of real marijuana.
Right-Wing Watch: US Army Lists NM as "Hostile," Sets Invasion Plans; TX Gov Orders National Guard to Investigate
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Pentagon, Americans, ISIS, New Mexico, Texas, western states, propaganda, politics, government, military, troops, ethics, dishonesty, news, Govtfearmongering )

Carrie
- 16 hours ago - progressnownm.wordpress.com
Will someone please ask Steve Pearce if he believes the Pentagon is about to invade Clovis? And will Susana Martinez follow the lead of TexasâEUR(TM) governor and deploy the National Guard to stop it?
The New Keystone XL Pipeline: Jordan Cove
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: The New Keystone XL )

Michael
- 15 hours ago - ecowatch.com
A quiet cove at the edge of the Pacific Ocean is heir apparent to the raging debate over the Keystone XL pipeline.
FDA to Crack Down on Home-Based Soap Makers
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government )

Earths
- 1 day ago - healthimpactnews.com
People who are trying to do good for their families and the planet by living a simple life based on traditional skills are facing yet another assault. Artisanal soap makers say new regulations, proposed by Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-California) and Senat
U.S. Indictment Details Plotting in New Jersey Bridge Scandal - The New York Times
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, propaganda, media, ethics, lies, elections, candidates, abuse, dishonesty, crime, republicans, terrorism, freedoms )

Wilde
- 14 hours ago - nytimes.com
But an indictment released by federal prosecutors in New Jersey on Friday fills out in more detail the specifics of how and why, presenting the lengths three accused conspirators, aides and an ally of Gov. Chris Christie, went to,and the delight they too
   

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